TITLE

So near, yet so far: connecting welfare regime research to policy learning research

AUTHOR(S)
Young Jun Choi; Jin Wook Kim
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Policy & Politics;Jul2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An increasing number of policy learning studies have provided practical suggestions for the direction of welfare developments and reforms in East Asia. However , these have been carried out without a solid theoretical basis. This article aims to analyse the issues of existing policy learning research and explore the connecting point between welfare regime research and policy learning, specifically taking the Korean case as an example. The article will argue that welfare regime research can be a useful vehicle for making policy learning studies more effective and feasible by identifying key contexts, locating a policy within a welfare regime, and reducing possible policy options.
ACCESSION #
43235758

 

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